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  1. adnedarn

    Thinking about getting an RO system to water your plants? Today may be the day!

    Just saw this sale pop up, I love the quality of these products and I don't think you can beat the price. RODI (super pure water) BRS 4 Stage Value Plus RO/DI System - 75GPD - Doorbusters - Specials & Deals - Bulk Reef Supply RO (just fine for CPs) BRS 4 Stage RO Only System - 75GPD - RO and...
  2. S

    Cheapest alternative to distilled bottled water?

    What is a good reverse osmosis system that I can use instead of buying endless gallons of distilled water? Thank you for your time
  3. gill_za

    Cleaning and sanitizing the Reverse Osmosis system

    Hello, I have a 4yr old Reverse Osmosis system sitting a garage that has not been used for at-least 2 years. Filter Direct Online Store (C) I would like to bring the system back to life and use it for plants and drinking water both. After sitting idle for so long I bet it is borderline a...
  4. R

    experimentation with starts from leaf pullings

    So, I am trying to produce starts from leaf pullings in reverse osmosis water with the addition of very dilute fertilizer. I have had good success with reverse osmosis water alone, but am curious if trace amounts of fertilizer may help the process. Has anyone else tried this? If so, what was...
  5. fdfederation

    A Cheapskate's Attempt to Grow IPs in Stockton, CA

    Current official weather conditions: Temperature: 101 deg F (actual temperature is probably lower because of trees and grass and shade) Relative Humidity: 13% (actual humidity is probably higher) Nepenthes receive approximately 2 hours of direct sunlight in the afternoon. I mainly water...
  6. Brolloks

    Cheaper Water for CP's

    Hi, I just want to get a few opinions on the following: I have been using Distilled water for all my CP's which I buy from the local Pharmacy. This unfortunately is not cost effective, so I have been looking around and I found a company that uses Reverse Osmosis to purify their water and sell...
  7. Nepenthesis

    I'm Tired of Water...

    After two years of buying gallons upon gallons of distilled water on the market every week, I think it is time for me to get an RO/DI unit. I posted something on a couple forums last year, but I can't remember which ones (all I remember is that one was a reef forum)... I guess I need something...
  8. CorneliusSchrute

    Reverse Osmosis Advice

    Okay fellow TFers, I have a quandary: what do I need to know before buying a reverse osmosis unit? I am tired of collecting water off my air conditioning coils, but I don't quite know what I am in for. Some background insight first, I guess. I have about twenty to twenty-five containers of...
  9. N

    Question on Water ...

    Hi all ... this is a question for the experts really I know that the following is not to be used Bottled Mineral Water and Tap Water contain far to many chemical’s and mineral’s that the plant does not like. River Water to be avoided due to chemicals and pesticides that may run into the water...
  10. B

    bisnicks' Mini-bog container build

    bisnicks' Mini-bog container build So recently I decided I wanted to build my own mini-bog container garden. After scouring through forums, I finally decided on how I would be building it. My mini-bog isn't original at all, but a fusion between two of my favorite mini-bogs I have seen on this...
  11. kwende

    recommended reverse osmosis systems

    Easy question with probably a complicated answer: what would be the best reverse osmosis system and/or recommendations for a good RO system for carnivorous plants? I have recently jumped my collection size by a factor of three and am finding getting jugs of distilled water impractical and...
  12. mattmiller

    Introduction & Highland Grow Chamber

    Hello All! I've made a few posts here and there over the last year but I figured it was finally time to (re)introduce myself. My name is Matt and I'm a carnivorous plant enthusiast from central Pennsylvania. Some may remember me from quite a while ago in my teenage and early college years...
  13. S

    Reverse Osmosis

    Anyone familiar with how much I need to spend to get an adequate RO set-up? Will this do the job? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Portable-100GPD-Reverse-Osmosis-RO-Water-Filter-PO4-100-/380210084591?pt=Small_Kitchen_Appliances_US&hash=item5886497aef Just post the requirements for a reasonably good system.
  14. DJ57

    DJ's beginner's-oriented Sarracenia and sundew giveaway

    :-D This giveaway is geared toward helping newbies build their outdoor CP collection for shipping cost only. USA only please. I will PM the first 4 who respond with shipping cost and my address to send it to. Up for grabs are 4 outdoor CP bundles, shipped bare root. Each bundle will include...
  15. Av8tor1

    How to take care of a new heli division

    First the disclaimer..... There are as many methods as there are growers. Some grow beautiful helis using methods totally opposite from these. It is not my intention to imply that you must follow these recommendations to be successful. I present this guide as what "I"do and what "I" believe...
  16. Nepenthes101

    New Nepenthes hamata hybrids on the way

    Hello everyone. I would like to announce that there will be some brand new never before made Nepenthes hamata hybrids coming soon. I pollinated my Female Nepenthes truncata x veitchii H/L with both Nepenthes hamata and Nepenthes "Predator". Thanks Dashman and Osmosis UK for the pollen :-D I...
  17. C

    New to nepenthes

    Hey everyone, Im an active member and long time reptile enthusiast but im finally getting into tropical pitcher plants. Ive been doing research for about a year on them and finally i decided to order a huge group at a black friday sale. (i got ventricosa's and sanguinea for like a buck a...
  18. swords

    A water conditioner that neutralizes copper?

    Other than via reverse osmosis is there a water conditioner used for tap water that removes or neutralizes copper? I have a dechlorinator that says "neutralizes chlorine, chloramines and harmful metals instantly" but it doesn't specify which metals. I looked for something to reconstitute R/O...
  19. swords

    Giant Triops & aquatic plants/live food

    Hey folks, I've got some giant species of the popular "instant pet" Triops coming. I will be attempting two large species: T. cancriformis (4.5") and T. australiensis green form (4.25") Triops australiensis Not my picture: I was curious for those of you who have kept regular Triops (or...
  20. MidnightSkies

    Safe TDS Range?

    Just got the reverse osmosis unit installed yesterday and the water after being treated reads 40 ppm. Would this be safe for all CPs? I've heard everything from under 100 to under 20. I do have quite a few undrained pots of plants also. Would this be a problem? Previously I have always used...
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